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Hazel Ward

Hazel Ward

    Deadly Jerusalem synagogue attack sparks anger and praise
    Deadly Jerusalem synagogue attack sparks anger and praise
    Two Palestinians armed with a gun and meat cleavers burst into a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday and killed four Israelis before being shot dead in...
    Palestinians take statehood bid to UN gates
    Palestinians take statehood bid to UN gates
    The Palestinians will take their long march for statehood to the gates of the United Nations next week in a bid to have their state accepted as a...
    Direct Middle East talks collapse as US freeze bid fails
    Direct Middle East talks collapse as US freeze bid fails
    Direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians appeared to have collapsed on Wednesday after Washington admitted its attempts to secure a...
    Uproar over former Israeli soldier's Facebook snaps
    Uproar over former Israeli soldier's Facebook snaps
    Israeli and Palestinian officials were outraged on Tuesday after a former Israeli soldier posted on Facebook pictures of herself with blindfolded...
    Israel warning as Libya aid boat eyes Gaza landing
    Israel warning as Libya aid boat eyes Gaza landing
    Israel on Sunday vowed to prevent a Libyan aid ship from running the Gaza blockade after it appeared to be heading for the besieged enclave despite...
    Israeli ministers meet to mull easing Gaza closures
    Israeli ministers meet to mull easing Gaza closures
    Israel's Security Cabinet met again on Thursday to discuss easing a four-year blockade of the Hamas-run Gaza Strip amid mounting pressure following...
    West Bank rabbi: Peace is possible with Hamas
    West Bank rabbi: Peace is possible with Hamas
    Menahem Froman is one of the few Israelis to have dared sit down with arch-enemy Hamas.
    Son sees Sharon blink his eyes
    Son sees Sharon blink his eyes
    Ariel Sharon blinked his eyes on Monday as a tape of his grandson was being played, but medics treating Israel's coma-stricken premier said it is...
    Gaza gateway to turn 'borders into bridges'
    Gaza gateway to turn 'borders into bridges'
    The Rafah border, Gaza's only link to the outside world that bypasses Israel, was declared open by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Friday after...
    Israeli troops brace for showdown with settlers
    Israeli troops brace for showdown with settlers
    Israeli forces were set for a showdown on Thursday with the final hard core of Gaza Strip settlers, surrounding synagogues where thousands of...
    Rage and anguish as settlers are expelled
    Rage and anguish as settlers are expelled
    The last Jewish settlers were dragged kicking and screaming out of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday as Israel moved to end 38 years of occupation of the...
    Opinions differ on Abbas's efforts against militants
    Opinions differ on Abbas's efforts against militants
    Israel's military intelligence chief praised Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday for his efforts to disarm militants, countering claims by...